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Zilliqa to Work with Binance on Dollar based Stablecoin

Zilliqa, an enterprise-level blockchain platform, says it will work with Binance to bring the BUSD stablecoin onto the Zilliqa network. The BUSD stablecoin, issued in partnership with the Paxos Trust Company, is regulated by the New York Department of Financial Services and audited on a… Read More

BitTorrent & µTorrent Now Accept Binance’s USD-Backed Stablecoin “BUSD”

BitTorrent announced on Thursday its customers may purchase BitTorrent and µTorrent Classic Pro with BUSD, Binance’s USD-backed stablecoin, as well as BNB (BEP2), the native asset on Binance Chain. BitTorrent reported that BUSD joins TRX, BNB, BTC, BTT, and OKB as the sixth cryptocurrency accepted on the… Read More

Binance Launches Fiat Gateway for 15 Currencies Through Etana Custody

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced on Tuesday its new fiat gateway that provides deposit service for 15 fiat currencies through a partnership with Etana Custody. According to Binance, Etana Custody Ltd. is a secure, trusted, and high-performance third-party custodian of fiat and digital assets for institutional… Read More

Binance has Reportedly been “Paying Great Attention” to Ontology’s Blockchain Governance and Economic Model, Might Consider Becoming a Node on the Chain

Li Jun, the founder of Ontology, a “high-performance” enterprise blockchain platform, recently noted that the Ontology development team has been working cooperatively with Binance and Binance.US on various ONT trading campaigns. The Ontology team members, whose comments came during a recent AMA session which aimed… Read More

Binance is Reportedly Planning to Acquire Crypto Startup Swipe.io to Offer Branded Payment Cards

Binance is reportedly preparing to enter a deal that involves acquiring a majority stake in Swipe.io, a platform for buying, selling and spending cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin (BTC), Ether (ETH), and others via the multi-asset Swipe Wallet and Swipe Visa Debit Card. If the deal goes… Read More

Binance Performs Massive Upgrade, Crypto Trading Engine Now 10x Faster, As Devs Rewrite Platform’s Source Code

Binance, the world’s largest digital asset exchange that’s now averaging more than $11 billion in global crypto trading volume, claims that it has recently completed its largest system-wide upgrade ever. According to Binance, the major update was finalized on June 28, 2020. Changpeng Zhao (“CZ”),… Read More

Binance Unveils B2B Solution for Merchants to Natively Integrate Buy Crypto Function

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced on Wednesday the launch of its Binance Access, which is a business-to-business (B2B) solution for merchants, vendors, and wallets to integrate a “buy crypto” functionality on their platform. Binance reported that by integrating Binance Access, merchants and vendors are able to… Read More

Binance China Blockchain Institute Partners with NYSE Listed Xinyuan Group to Develop Real Estate Services

Binance China Blockchain Institute, the research institute of crypto exchange Binance, has announced a partnership with Xinyuan Group (NYSE:XIN), a Chinese real estate company working on incorporating blockchain technology in the global real estate industry including in New York City. Xinyuan Group previously launched “UPRETS,” a… Read More

Blockchain based Everipedia’s IQ Tokens Become First EOS Token to be Listed for Trading with BNB on Binance

Everipedia, a newly developed “decentralized” online encyclopedia, announced on June 19, 2020 that its native IQ tokens are now available for trading on Binance. As noted in a release, the listing of IQ tokens marks the first time that a token issued on EOS (one… Read More

Binance Joins the Internet and Mobile Association of India, Prepares for More Global Expansion with Planned UK Launch, Becomes Largest Bitcoin SV Miner

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange that has successfully branched out into digital assets lending, staking, and many other initiatives, has joined the crypto-asset exchange committee at the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), which is the leading trade body of digital businesses based… Read More

Binance Announces Discontinuation of BTT Airdrop for TRX Holders

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance announced over the weekend it is discontinuing BTT airdrop for TRX holders. According to Binance, the BTT airdrop program was instituted by the BitTorrent Foundation in early 2019 to provide additional functionalities to TRX holders who can use BTT to improve download… Read More

Kava Labs DeFi Lending Platform Goes Live with Binance Coin (BNB) Collateral Support, USDX Stablecoin Loans

The Kava’s decentralized finance (DeFi) lending platform went live on June 10, 2020.  It features Binance Coin (BNB) collateral, USDX loans, and allows network participants to earn rewards. The Kava Labs team noted: “With this … launch, Kava [aims to] open the doors of DeFi… Read More

Crypto Exchange WazirX’s CEO Nischal Shetty Claims Government Agencies in India are Taking More Interest in Blockchcain and Digital Assets

Nischal Shetty, founder and CEO at WazirX, an Indian cryptocurrency exchange acquired by Binance, claims that government agencies in the country have begun to take more interest in understanding and even helping to grow the nation’s nascent digital asset and blockchain ecosystem. Shetty noted via… Read More

Kava Labs CEO Brian Kerr Explains Why they Chose Cosmos SDK, while Claiming it’s “Very Difficult” to Build on Ethereum

Brian Kerr, CEO at Kava Labs, notes during an interview with Alexandre Raffin at GAINS Associates that Cosmos’ value proposition is that “if you make a blockchain and it has a similar consensus mechanism to another blockchain …[then by using] … the inter-blockhain communication protocol… Read More

Binance to Reportedly Launch its Stablecoin BUSD on Harmony Protocol’s Blockchain Network

Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, will reportedly launch its stablecoin, Binance USD (BUSD) on Harmony protocol’s blockchain network. Stephen Tse, founder at Harmony, noted via Twitter that the launch is “just in time for Harmony’s Binance Launchpad anniversary.”   BREAKING: @binance USD (BUSD) will… Read More

Binance USD (BUSD) Stablecoin Added to KyberSwap Exchange and other dApps based on Kyber Network

BUSD (Binance USD), a stablecoin pegged 1:1 with the US dollar, will be accessible via the KyberSwap exchange and other decentralized applications (dApps) and platforms that are based on the Kyber Network, a widely-used on-chain liquidity protocol in the decentralized finance (DeFi) space. BUSD has… Read More

Like ICOs, IEOs Were More About “Speculation and Trading” than Fundraising and Project Development: Blockchain Sector Report

New York-based SMC Capital, a VC firm focused on blockchain technology, and Estonia’s bigX, a Fintech firm that provides a crypto-fiat exchange, have co-published an extensive report on initial exchange offerings (IEOs). IEOs came after initial coin offerings (ICOs), which are a type of crowdfunding… Read More

Binance Registers New Domain Name with Chinese Government, Three Other Seemingly Related Firms Also Registered, Public Records Show

Leading multinational digital asset exchange Binance has reportedly registered a new domain name with the government in China. Public records show that the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has approved Binance’s requested domain name (binance.cn). The approval was granted in April 2020. Records… Read More

Binance.US CEO Catherine Coley: Speed & Fees Will Help Us Compete

Last summer, Binance, the largest digital asset exchange in the world, announced a partnership with “BAM Trading Services” to launch crypto trading services for users in the United States. That same week, Binance updated its terms of service to exclude “any U.S. person.” Binance explained:… Read More

Binance.US, the Exchange’s US Division, Launches OTC Trading Desk for 12 Major Cryptocurrencies

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Binance.US, the leading cryptocurrency exchange company’s US-based division, has introduced an over-the-counter (OTC) digital asset trading desk. The new OTC option is only available for trades valued at $10,000 or more. OTC crypto trades are negotiated directly between the buyer and the seller. They don’t… Read More

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